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MC Scots Softball season is starting off strong

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The MC Scots Softball team has kicked off one of the best starts in MC history. The ladies came flying out of the gate, and that has brought them to a current record of 9-3. This is the best start the team has ever had under head coach Leah Kelley. The Lady Scots played two doubleheaders with two games on both Feb. 24 and Feb. 25. The first day had the team going to Cary, North Carolina for the Grand Slam Tournament to face N.C. Wesleyan, followed by a match-up against William Peace. The first game looked as though the outcome would be different due to the hot start of the Scots. The active bats and errors made by N.C. Wesleyan led to an early 4-0 lead in the first three innings. The momentum seemed to flip around the...

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MC Baseball takes home two wins in triple-game series

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The MC baseball team faced-off against  Piedmont College in a three game series from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26. The Scots took home two wins during the series, losing only the game on Feb. 25. Piedmont College, home of the Lions, is located in North Georgia. Currently, their win/loss record is at 7-3. Last year, their record was held at 21-19. “Piedmont is usually a very clean baseball team, meaning their defense doesn’t make errors and their offense is really good at executing in big situations during the game” said Andrew (Drew) Henry. According to the school’s athletic website, mcscots.com, the Pitcher of the Week, Evan Heffner, had much to do with the win over Piedmont on Friday. Bryce Redaja ran home in the second inning. Logan Hayes and Henry both reached home base during the third inning. Piedmont’s...

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MC Tennis takes loss of 7-2, and 9-0 in season opener against LaGrange

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The Maryville College men’s and women’s tennis teams both started their spring seasons by traveling to face-off against LaGrange College in Georgia on Saturday, March 4. Both of the Scots teams fell in their season opener with the men getting defeated 7-2 and the women were defeated 9-0. “It was definitely a tough match to open with,” said sophomore Charles (Boomer) Russell, “However, we plan to use this match as motivation to come back and play stronger against other teams.” The men’s team began strong in the doubles, winning two of the three courts. MC’s Daniel Silva and Marcos Herrero defeated LC’s Mitchell Corley and Will Thompson 8-6. Silva and Herrero played an exciting match filled with challenges as Silva was injured after hustling to return a ball. The No. 1 player continued out his doubles match, staking a...

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Lady Scots Basketball season ends in conference final

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The Maryville College Lady Scots Basketball Team suffered a season-ending 58-44 defeat to Piedmont College on Feb. 25. The defeat meant that the NCAA Division III National Tournament Selection Committee would determine if Maryville moved on to the NCAA Division III National Tournament, however Maryville did not receive an At-Large bid. The Lady Scots finished the 2016-2017 campaign with a 23-5 record. On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Lady Scots hosted the LaGrange College Lady Panthers in a USA South Conference Tournament Quarterfinal match-up. Maryville’s offense would be too much for the LaGrange Defense. The Lady Scots made 21-of-56 attempts for 37.5 percent from the floor. LaGrange only made 11-of-55 for 20 percent from the floor. Senior forward Allyson Freiermuth lead Maryville in scoring with 24 points, making 8-of-11 attempts from the floor, and adding 8-of-11 from the charity stripe....

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Bryant and Stump Secure Spot at IHSA Equestrian Regionals

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Equestrian Team participated in its third competition of the 50th intercollegiate competition season on Feb. 11 and Feb. 12. The show consisted of a back-to-back show at Tennessee Miller Coliseum at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). Ten of the eleven teams in the IHSA Zone 5, Region 1 competed. Erin Buckley, a Maryville College freshman, was high point rider after winning first place in her jumping class as well as in her flat class. Tiffany Bryant and Jackie Stump both secured themselves a spot at IHSA hunt seat regionals coming up on March 17 at the University of the South. IHSA Zone 5 – Region 1, in which Maryville competes, includes teams from Middle Tennessee State University, Belmont University, Murray State University, Rhodes College, Tennessee Tech, University of the South, University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of...

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Scots men’s basketball awaits USA south seeding

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Men’s Basketball team (19-5, 9-4) won three straight home USA South Conference games against Piedmont, Ferrum, and Covenant. The hot streak comes at a good time, as the Scots will soon begin post-season play. Maryville’s win streak capped an undefeated 2016-2017 campaign inside of historic Boydson Baird Gymnasium, with a record of 11-0 home record. On Feb. 8, Piedmont College (14-10, 8-5) visited Maryville College. A productive night on the offensive end of the floor resulted in an 84-68 Maryville win over the Lions. The Scots made 31-of-63 attempts, shooting 49.2% from the floor, and made 16-of-24 attempts for 66.7% from the free-throw line. Sophomore guard Joshua Brooks led the way for the Scots with a career-high night. Brooks led Maryville in scoring with 21 points, shooting 6-of-9 from the floor and 9-of-10 from the charity...

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